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  1. DNA polymerasenoun

    the enzyme responsible for DNA replication


  1. DNA polymerasenoun

    an enzyme that catalyzes the formation of DNA from deoxyribonucleoside triphosphates. Cells contain several types of DNA polymerase, some of which are required for replication of DNA, and are indispensable for multipliation and division of cells.


  1. DNA polymerasenoun

    An enzyme that assists DNA replication.


  1. dna polymerase

    DNA polymerase is an enzyme that plays a crucial role in DNA replication, assisting in the process of duplicating DNA strands accurately and efficiently. This enzyme synthesizes new strands of DNA by adding nucleotides to a pre-existing DNA strand or RNA primer, following the rules of base pairing. DNA polymerase also possesses proofreading capabilities, allowing it to correct any potential mistakes made during the replication process.


  1. DNA polymerase

    A DNA polymerase is a cellular or viral polymerase enzyme that synthesizes DNA molecules from their nucleotide building blocks. DNA polymerases are essential for DNA replication, and usually function in pairs while copying one double-stranded DNA molecule into two double-stranded DNAs in a process termed semiconservative DNA replication. DNA polymerases also play key roles in other processes within cells, including DNA repair, genetic recombination, reverse transcription, and the generation of antibody diversity via the specialized DNA polymerase, terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase. DNA polymerases are widely used in molecular biology laboratories, notably for the polymerase chain reaction, DNA sequencing, and molecular cloning.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dna polymerase in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dna polymerase in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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